Reports of Lacerations and Personal InjuryAbout 124,000 Signature Gourmet® and Crofton® Personal Blenders are being recalled. While placing the cup on or off the base of the blender, the blender can be inadvertently turned on, activating the blade. This can pose a serious laceration hazard to consumers.
The firm has received 14 reports of lacerations, including 11 that required medical treatment and stitches.
This recall involves the Signature Gourmet® (item number W14A3691) and the Crofton® (model number SB-19) personal blenders. The blenders are white and have 3 components parts a base containing a power button, a blade assembly, and a blending cup. Signature Gourmet® or Crofton® is printed on the front of the base of the unit. "SB-19" or "W14A3691" is located on a label at the bottom of the unit.
The Signature Gourmet® blenders were sold at Walgreens stores nationwide from July 2006 through March 2008 for about $16. The Crofton® blenders were sold at Aldi stores nationwide from May 2007 through March 2008 for about $13.
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Last updated on Aug-7-08